3451 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 898 5000
The University of Pennsylvania was founded by Benjamin Franklin and others in 1740. America's first medical school and first collegiate business school, The Wharton, were established here in the 19th century. The campus also includes the University's Museum of Anthropology and Archeology, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Irvine and Annenberg theaters, a museum about ENIAC (the first electronic computer, built here) and an ice rink, all open to the public.
3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 895 2000
The National Science Foundation has designated Drexel's Engineering curriculum a national model. Career and academic interests are supported by more than a hundred campus organizations and sports also play an important role at Drexel. The college radio station, WKDU 91.9, is a good source for extremely alternative music. See their website for more information.
600 South 43rd Street University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 596 8721
The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science was founded in 1821 in the historic Carpenters' Hall and is the oldest college of pharmacy in the United States. This rich heritage allows the Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy to function as part of the college with a vast collection of pharmaceutical artifacts for display. The College of Pharmacy and Science is fully accredited and offers programs in Medical Technology, Basic Sciences, Physical and Occupational Therapy, and Pharmacy. Tours are offered by appointment.
3741 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 610 660 9269
The Philadelphia Buddhist Association (PBA) provides information and support to students of Buddhism at all levels of experience. The PBA maintains space for regular group meditation practice, workshops, lectures, interfaith dialogues and monthly retreats. Lectures and workshops are led by guest speakers from all the Buddhist traditions. See their website for further information.
54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19143 +1 215 729 5281
Considered to be the progenitor of American horticulture, Bartram's Garden is an 18th Century wonder on the banks of the Schuykill River. Established in 1731, the home of John and William Bartram, the first American botanists, the gardens stand prominently on an estate of 44 acres with a view of the city skyline in the background. This site is home to aspiring scientists to discover the bevy of new species in the Americas.
4000 Woodland Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 386 2181
This cemetery gets its name from Alexander Hamilton's house, Woodlands, which is also on the premises and has been in use for over two centuries. Exquisitely crafted neo-classical crypts, mausoleums and obelisks dominate the Woodlands cemetery. The cemetery is most well known for its famous 'guests' that were once part of the Philadelphia elite. Take a historically rewarding, free day trip and explore the monuments. Guided tours are available.
Located in the Old Kensington area of Philadelphia is one of the most reliable venues for live music - The Ox. Regulars flock here all the time for the exciting lineup of gigs that are on almost all the time. A rustic warehouse setting definitely adds to the overall charm of this much-loved space.
2080 Castor Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19134 +1 610 888 5760
Alexander's is a great place to check out some live music. Tables and chairs laid out at a comfortable distance from each other ensure that everyone gets their private space while enjoying the casual atmosphere. Enjoy the simple menu and drinks at the bar. Alexander's is best known for live music concerts, so check the website for the latest ones.
4790 James Street Philadelphia, PA 19137 +1 215 289 7879
Baptist Worship Centre believes in the Bible as the inspired revelation of Divine truth. Located in Philadelphia, this centre praises and sings in God's glory. Based on the teachings of Christ, this church helps people grow spiritually and is also involved in a lot of social work for the community. If you have the talent you may even join the choir here, which is blessed with a lot of talent and great voices.
5100 South Broad Street Philadelphia Naval Business Center Philadelphia, PA 19112 +1 856 968 2048
Mention the word cruises and Philadelphia directly comes to mind. This place has been known the world over for cruises and the Philadelphia Cruise Port and Terminal justifies this. This place is a renovated naval factory built in 1874, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Passengers can cruise to Canada and New England from the Philadelphia Cruise Port and Terminal. The place is often used for special events and private functions as well.
As the name suggests, this tour takes you through the
stalls and shops of the oldest ethnic market, the Italian Market. Get acquainted with Italian cold cuts like Sopresseta and Prosciutto and sample Italian savories. Guests receive discount cards ...
It's hard to state simply exactly what the Art Alliance
does. There are exhibits of contemporary work, such as the Andy Warhol retrospective, but there are also poetry readings, art and travel lectures, play readings, chamber concerts, and the ...
This remarkable hotel is within walking distance of Philadelphia's top
attractions, including Independence Hall and the Franklin Institute. City Hall and the Pennsylvania Convention Center are four blocks from the hotel and Philadelphia International Airport is just 15 minutes ...